Benjamin John Lamont Powell
1979 - 2020
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Benjamin John Lamont
April 4, 1979 - November 11, 2020
Newburgh, NY
Benjamin John Lamont Powell, 41, of Newburgh, NY, entered into eternal rest on Wednesday, November 11, 2020.
He was the beloved son of Jessie Mae McKoy and Minister Benjamin Wilson Powell born on April 4, 1979. Lamont was baptized at First Baptist at Hamilton Park in 1993. He was loving and kind hearted and always made his family smile.
Lamont leaves to cherish his fond memories; his beloved mother, Jessie Mae McKoy of Manhattan, NY (Roosevelt McKoy) and beloved father, Minister Benjamin Wilson Powell (Lilline A. Powell) of Grand Prairie, TX; companion, Carmella DiCaprio of Newburgh, NY; four daughters, Jessiah Powell, Laniya Powell, Karlie Powell and Kaiya Powell (mother Valerie Cooper); Messiah Minsey of Kingsland, GA, step-son, Cobe Fryrer; sister, Reeshemay Jackson, Melvin; brother-in-law, Alander Melvin; sister, Ebony McKoy; four uncles, Alfred Bevier (aunt Tonja), Benny Bevier, Louie Bevier and Richard Paterson. A host of nieces and nephews whom he loved, Reginald, Xavier, Alera, Alayah. Lamont was predeceased by his grandmother, Margerite Bevier, grandfather, Louis Bevier, grandmother, Essie Powell, grandfather John Powell; uncles, Charlie Bevier, Paul Bevier, Henry Bevier and aunts, Josie Bevier, Shirley Simpson.
Mr. Powell will have a Walk-Through 9-11 a.m. Thursday, November 19, 2020 at Ebenezer Baptist Church, 76 First Street, Newburgh, NY. Funeral Service 11:00 a.m. at the church. Rev. Dr. Bruce Davis Sr. will officiate. (Face Mask and Social Distancing REQUIRED). Interment at Lloyd Cemetery, Town of Lloyd, NY. Professional Services entrusted to Rhodes Funeral Home, 259 Walsh Ave., New Windsor, NY. "Committed To Being The Very Best" Call us anytime 569-1233.

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Published in Times Herald-Record from Nov. 16 to Nov. 17, 2020.
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November 28, 2020
Linda Yeaple
November 21, 2020
My beautiful son I am going to miss you so very much . I will carry you in my heart forever. I thank God for every moment he gave you with me. I will hold on to your memories forever. I will be there as much as possible for my grandbabies. I love you son , until we meet again my big baby boy. I love you so much
Jessie Bevier Mckoy
November 21, 2020
My son you have brought me so much joy. I Thank God for the time I had with you. Mommy will love you forever. You are and always will be my big baby boy. May you rest in peace and I will be there as much as possible for your children , my grandchildren. I Love you so much.
Jessie Bevier
November 18, 2020
To my dear friend Reeshemay, Ms Jessie & family,
There are no words to express how truly sorry I am for your loss!!
I will always remember Lamont as a kind hearted , sweet spirited man!
My love & prayers are with you all , to stay strong for each other, love each other , and that your cherished memories bring you comfort & peace
November 17, 2020
My little brother I will love and cherish you for the remaining days I have . You are so special to me. Words can not explain how much heart break I am experiencing. I know God makes no mistakes, and I thank Father God for the loaned time he gave us together. I know I will see you again. You were so funny some times, even when you weren't trying to be . Take your rest now my sweet brother. I know grandma , uncle Charlie and Uncle Paul, Aunt Shirley and so many others are waiting for you up there. My twin See you later BroI Love you and miss you.
Reeshemay Jackson Melvin
November 17, 2020
I love you dad you’ll always be in my heart!!!!
Tamika Lewis
November 17, 2020
To the Powell and Mckoy family may God strengthen you during your time of sorrow. We all loved Lamont and will miss his presence here with us. Continue to rest on my friend and know that you will never be forgotten. Tell Dee I said mommy miss her.
Connie Moore-Moss
November 17, 2020
November 17, 2020
I love you cousin!! I’m going to miss you soo much! No more pain... Rest in Eternal Peace
Urasia Bevier
November 17, 2020
As the days and weeks pass, and as you return to life's routine, may you continue to feel comforted by the love and support of family and friends. And most of all God.
Evng Audrey Hancock
November 16, 2020
Laniya Powell
November 16, 2020
May your hearts soon be filled with wonderful memories of joyful times together as you celebrate a life well lived.
Juanita Lark
November 16, 2020
It's so very hard to accept this I know your with JESUS
You will always hold a place in my ❤
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